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Pinnacle PCTV HD Stick External USB HDTV Tuner

Pinnacle PCTV HD Stick External USB HDTV Tuner

Pinnacle PCTV HD Stick External USB HDTV Tuner

B&H # PIPCTV801ESE MFR # 8230-10023-11
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  • ATSC
  • NTSC
  • Windows XP SP2 and Vista Compatibility

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The PCTV HD Stick External USB HDTV Tuner from Pinnacle allows you to receive over-the-air HDTV broadcasts right onto your desktop. The tuner features an external USB interface, and integrated TV tuning. The device also supports standard definition broadcast and cable television signals, making it an extremely versatile solution. It allows you to watch, record and playback recorded video, making it an excellent addition to your Media Center PC or notebook.

HDTV Tuner
This USB tuner adds an HDTV tuner to your computer, letting you take full advantage of the high-quality format. Network HDTV broadcasts are available over the air for free in most areas. In many cases, all you'll have to do is connect an HDTV antenna to the card to receive the signal.
PVR Functionality
The tuner comes bundled with software, which features an Electronic TV Programming Guide. Users can schedule TV recording by searching for keywords or using an electronic program guide. You can even schedule recording of an entire season of a TV show with a single click.
DVD Archiving
You can easily archive your recorded media to DVD to help you conserve hard drive space. You'll even be able to record video directly to DVD.
In the Box
Pinnacle PCTV HD Stick External USB HDTV Tuner
  • Mini Antenna
  • Software CD-ROM
  • 2-Year Limited Warranty
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    Specifications
    Device Type USB 2.0
    AV Formats
    Video System NTSC, ATSC
    Video Formats HDTV, SDTV
    Aspect Ratio 4:3, 16:9
    Audio Formats Stereo, Dolby Digital
    Tuner
    TV HDTV, SDTV
    FM None
    DTV HDTV
    TV Options
    Time Shift Yes
    Closed Caption Support Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Channel Preview Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Connectors
    TV Input 1x Coaxial F-Type Connector
    Video None
    Audio 1x Coaxial F-Type Connector
    General
    Agency Certifications Not Specified by Manufacturer
    System Requirements Computer: Pentium 4 2.4GHz, Pentium M 1.3GHz or AMD Athlon 64 processor (for HDTV reception, a Pentium 4 2.8GHz, Pentium M 1.7GHz, or equivalent AMD Athlon 64 processor is recommended)
    Operating System: Windows XP SP2, Vista
    Memory: 256MB (512MB recommended); 512MB (1GB recommended) for Vista
    Hard Drive: 20GB recommended for HD recording
    Graphics: DirectX 9 Graphics Card
    Sound: DirectX 9 Sound Card
    Hardware: USB 2.0, CD-ROM drive
    Dimensions (WxHxD) Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer
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